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Test Anxiety Tips can help students formulate their own strategies for stress-free test taking.

If you’re looking to adjust exam grades, a math blog called Division by Zero offers a complete guide to grading on a curve.

Kaplan Test Prep has released a gaming app for the iPad/iPhone called FutureU. FutureU contains reading, writing, and math games. A handful of SAT-style quizzes also help students get into the mode of the standardized SAT test. is a free learning and review system that is like your own personal study partner — a study partner that happens to have a super-slick multimedia review system in her backpack.

VocabSushi is a free vocabulary-preparation tool with a slick look and a Zen-like calming approach to studying vocabulary.

BY BILL FERRIS This week’s MBTN features ways to thwart cheaters in online courses, great web apps for elementary students, and bird evolution in action. More after the jump.

SAT/ACT vocabulary flash cards are a popular (and totally boring) way to prepare for the most standard of standardized tests. Brainyflix is a site that aims to change the way kids learn and prepare for these daunting exams. Brainyflix has a list of those pesky SAT vocabulary words, and students create videos or flashcards (in […]

Ever thought of moving to a different state, but were unsure of what was required to be a teacher in that state? Well, wonder no more. The Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California and MAT@USC have created the Certification Map, a dead simple way to find the teacher certification requirements for […]

Want to know what strikes fear in the hearts of many a student? No, it isn’t the mystery meat in the cafeteria. In fact, it is the verbal section of any standardized test. I mean, how often do high schoolers use the word pertinacious in everyday conversation? Luckily for your students, VerbaLearn is here to […]

The 15 Strangest College Courses In America “Underwater Basket Weaving” is apparently a real class. So is “Philosophy and Star Trek,” “The Science of Harry Potter,” and “Arguing with Judge Judy: Popular ‘Logic’ on TV Judge Shows.” These are actual courses that award actual credit, from universities you’d actually want to go to (Georgetown and […]